Ca: Calgary apologizes for privacy breach of Workers’ Compensation Board files

CBC News reports:

Registered letters are being sent to 3,716 victims of a privacy breach after WCB claim information was released due to “human error,” say city officials.

In a release issued late Wednesday afternoon, Donald von Hollen, acting chief security officer for the city’s corporate security, said “numbers, names, incident dates, details regarding the nature of the injury or claim, a brief description of the incident, costs associated with the claim, employee ID numbers and business units” were released improperly on June 14 and 15.

“The information disclosure was a result of human error,” read the release.

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